Michelle Martin

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Michelle Martin

Digital Sub Editor

Michelle Martin graduated from Dublin City University (DCU) with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, and previously worked for well-known names in the Irish media sector. In 2018 she moved to New York where she was responsible for public relations, social media, and communications at a fast-growing start-up. Michelle is a native of the Royal County and still believes in the Oxford comma.

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Firefighters at scene of two-shed blaze in Newry

Firefighters at scene of two-shed blaze in Newry

A fire has broken out in two sheds at a well-known pig farm on Derrywilligan Road, Mullaghglass in Newry, Agriland...

Firefighters battle blaze at former poultry factory

Firefighters battle blaze at former poultry factory

Over 100 firefighters from across Northern Ireland have been tasked to an on-going fire at a former poultry factory in...

RUAS Winter Fair to be streamed online

RUAS Winter Fair to be streamed online

The Royal Ulster Winter Fair will be streamed online this year, direct from the action taking place at Balmoral Park...

11 new members appointed to AFBI board

11 new members appointed to AFBI board

Northern Ireland Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Edwin Poots has announced the appointment of eleven new members to...

Charity calls out Jeremy Clarkson for ‘shocking misunderstanding’ of cattle disease

Charity calls out Jeremy Clarkson for ‘shocking misunderstanding’ of cattle disease

UK charity Badger Trust have called out Clarkson’s Farm star and TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson for a ‘shocking misunderstanding of...

Avian flu confirmed at Essex premises

Avian flu confirmed at Essex premises

Avian Influenza (bird flu) has been confirmed in birds at a premises in Essex, England, the UK Department for Environment,...

Bird flu spread: France moves to shelter and confine all poultry

Bird flu spread: France moves to shelter and confine all poultry

The French government has moved to shelter and confine all poultry as the country is placed at ‘high risk’ considering...

Over £301 million in NI Direct Payments to issue on day one

Over £301 million in NI Direct Payments to issue on day one

A total of £301,755,000 in Direct Payments will issue to Northern Ireland farmers on the first day of payments for...

NI Protocol: EU proposes ‘express lane’ for goods going between GB and NI

NI Protocol: EU proposes ‘express lane’ for goods going between GB and NI

The European (EU) Commission has put forward four proposals regarding to the future of the Northern Ireland Protocol, which include...

EU to hold conference on Northern Ireland Protocol later today

EU to hold conference on Northern Ireland Protocol later today

Vice president of the European (EU) Commission, Maros Sefcovic, will hold a press conference later today on the topic of...

Actor Ashton Kutcher partners with lab-grown meat company MeaTech

Actor Ashton Kutcher partners with lab-grown meat company MeaTech

A collective led by Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher and talent manager Guy Oseary – Sound Ventures – has partnered with...

Armagh ‘gentleman’ dies in hospital following farm accident

Armagh ‘gentleman’ dies in hospital following farm accident

A man from Keady town, Co. Armagh has died in hospital as a result of a farm accident earlier this...

21-year-old farmer killed in Antrim tractor incident

21-year-old farmer killed in Antrim tractor incident

A man in his 20s has died in incident, believed to have involved a tractor, in Islandmagee, Co. Antrim, on...

British Irish Chamber of Commerce: Imports extension ‘necessary’

British Irish Chamber of Commerce: Imports extension ‘necessary’

The British Irish Chamber of Commerce is encouraging agri-businesses to make use of what it calls a ‘necessary’ extended grace...

Jeremy Clarkson meets locals over Diddly Squat debate

Jeremy Clarkson meets locals over Diddly Squat debate

Jeremy Clarkson, TV presenter and star of the hit farming show Clarkson’s Farm, hosted a Q&A session for the people...

Post-mortem exam results on Geronimo confirm ‘TB-like’ lesions

Post-mortem exam results on Geronimo confirm ‘TB-like’ lesions

UK chief veterinary officer Dr. Christine Middlemiss has confirmed signs of TB in the well-known alpaca, Geronimo, after completing its...

HGV driver shortage: UK farmers having to dump milk

HGV driver shortage: UK farmers having to dump milk

Farmers in the UK are having to offload their milk in their own ways, due to the current lorry driver...

12 farming-family finalists announced for Quality Milk Awards 2021

12 farming-family finalists announced for Quality Milk Awards 2021

Ornua and the National Dairy Council (NDC) have announced the 12 farming-family finalists through to the NDC and Kerrygold Quality...